On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Last year I sang for the Queen of England, met the president of the United States, and got an Emmy and a star on The Walk of Fame. And what did I do? I was just being myself.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.